2024 Australian 1/20 oz Gold Lunar Dragon (BU in Capsule)

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The 2024 1/20 oz Australian Gold Lunar Dragon Coin is a remarkable addition to the Lunar Series III gold collection, celebrating the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese Zodiac. This coin, a product of the esteemed Perth Mint, is not just a piece of precious metal but a symbol of cultural significance and artistic craftsmanship. Its allure lies in its intricate design and the purity of its gold, making it a coveted item for collectors and investors alike.

 

Key Features:

  • Part of the Lunar Series III gold collection, marking the fifth of 12 years in the Zodiac.
  • Made of 1/20 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold, ensuring high quality and value.
  • Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition, maintaining pristine aesthetic appeal.
  • Legal tender with a face value of $5 (AUD) in Australia.
  • Features a unique P125 mint mark, commemorating the 125th anniversary of Perth Mint.
  • Designed by the talented Ing Ing Jong, adding a touch of artistic excellence.

 

The Lunar Dragon coin’s design is steeped in history and symbolism. The dragon, a central figure in Chinese mythology, represents power, strength, and good fortune. These coins, part of a series that began in 1996, continue a tradition of celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the Chinese Zodiac. The inclusion of the dragon in this series underscores its importance in Chinese culture and its global appeal.

 

The obverse side of the coin features a portrait of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, depicted at the age of 89 wearing the George IV State Diadem. This design not only honors the late Queen but also symbolizes the longstanding relationship between Australia and the British monarchy.

 

On the reverse side, the coin showcases a beautifully crafted image of the Chinese dragon. This depiction is not just an artistic representation; it embodies the dragon’s majestic and auspicious qualities as revered in traditional Chinese art forms like calligraphy, painting, and sculpture.

 

The 2024 1/20 oz Australian Gold Lunar Dragon Coin intertwines the timeless allure of pure gold with the mystical elegance of the Chinese dragon, a symbol of power and prosperity. Crafted by the Perth Mint, this coin is a testament to artistic mastery and cultural reverence, encapsulating a rich narrative in every detail. Owning this coin is not just an investment in precious metal; it’s an embrace of a storied legacy and a celebration of enduring craftsmanship.

Date

2024

Mint

Perth Mint

Precious Metal

Gold

Series

Lunar Series

Metal Content

0.05 Troy Ounces

Purity

99.99 Fine

Denomination

$5 AUD

Diameter

14.6 mm

Thickness

1.4 mm

Edge

Reeded

Security Features

Micro-laser engraved

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